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Voden trial slated for this Wednesday

After repeated delays, a Payson man accused of killing his new neighbor is set to begin Wednesday in Globe.

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Career round powers Harpe to state golf crown

Becomes Payson’s first state medalist

PRESCOTT — After three years as one of the top high school golfers in the state, Dean Harpe rose to a new level on Saturday.

Peterson wins PWGA title May 5

The Payson Women’s Golf Association played a Four Club Tournament in cold and rainy weather at Payson Golf Course on May 5.

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Irregular heartbeat may increase stroke risk

A fluttering heart isn’t always romantic — it can also be a sign of a health condition called atrial fibrillation.

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Senior Circle Calendar of Events: May 19

The Senior Circle is at 215 N. Beeline Hwy., Payson. It is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday. For details about programs and membership, call (928) 472-9290.

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Picking the tastiest plants

The Healthy Foodie

It’s nearly June 1 and my garden beckons.

Legalizing weed another bad sign

My lifestyle will not change if marijuana is legalized.

Paying attention

Ever notice that once you start looking for red cars, you see them everywhere you go?

Prohibition a waste of effort

Few will dispute that alcohol prohibition in the 1920s was a colossal waste of resources, ruined many lives and was an utter failure in accomplishing what it set out to accomplish.

Law different for legislators

SB 1339, the defunct bill supported by Sen. Sylvia Allen and Rep. Bob Thorpe, would have made it a felony for citizens to deliver more than two ballots of their less able neighbors to election officials.

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Summertime knowledge

Ask the Pharmacist

With the Arizona summer soon upon us, I thought today’s article could provide helpful hints for surviving the summer sun.

Rains give us the gift of time

Rim Country has gained a precious reprieve from the onset of yet another fire season, thanks to the warming of surface waters of the Eastern Pacific.

Public should approve plans

At Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. they have a beautiful, expensive shopping center.

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Area woman realizes runner’s dream of competing in Boston

The huge crowds lining the entire 26-mile course fueled Melleny Magill like gas in a racecar’s tank.

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Physical therapy after joint replacement surgery

When the pain of moving takes a toll on our quality of life it is time to consider joint replacement surgery.

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Headed now for prison

Drunk driver blows ‘greatest’ plea deal

A drunk driver that slammed into a Gisela couple’s yard and nearly killed their dogs, saw his path of destruction end Monday when a judge sentenced him to a year in prison, five years of probation and another 60 days in jail.

Parents grateful for support

Julia Randall Elementary School PTO would like to thank the bighearted community donors listed below for their donations to our Spring Fling Carnival.

Questions about university plan

I think there is a lot to question about this whole campus plan. The Roundup has been “selling” it pretty strongly but there are a million details unknown to the public.

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Snow in May! El Niño may yield wet year

Pine wakes to snowscape

Pine residents and musical directors Daria Mason and Mike Buskirk woke up to find snow on the ground Saturday, May 16.

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Prescribed burns this week

Recent rains have provided an excellent opportunity for Tonto National Forest fire specialists to eliminate 260 acres of vegetative debris piles in the Long and Mead Ranch areas beginning Tuesday, May 19 through May 20, 2015.